As Director of Social Consciousness and a member of the Leadership Forum for women’s clothing designer EILEEN FISHER, Amy supports the company’s efforts to practice “business as a movement.” Amy collaborates internally and externally to guide the company toward ever-increasing human, environmental and economic sustainability, including co-leading the company’s Vision2020 work. Amy played an instrumental role in shepherding the company toward its highly-anticipated B Corporation Certification.
Amy came to EILEEN FISHER in 1993, following a fundraising career with Asian-American cultural, educational and social service organizations in New York City. Her educational background includes a B.A. from Georgetown University, an M.A. from Teachers College-Columbia University, and a sustainable MBA from Green Mountain College. She currently chairs the advisory board of Social Accountability International and serves on the boards of Made-By, the American Sustainable Business Council, and the New Conversations Project of Cornell University. Amy teaches “Sustainability in Fashion Merchandising” at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology and is a frequent guest speaker on CSR and Sustainability-related topics.
In 2011, Amy rode from New York City to Washington, DC, on her self-built bamboo bike as part of the Brita Climate Ride. She also plays the bassoon in the Hudson Valley Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Together with their two daughters, Amy and her husband Rob raise honeybees and enjoy adventures on land and water.